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Argument: Risorgimento

26/07/2011

A Provisional Government, Provisional Frankings

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Lombardy 1859: the end of the Second Italian War of Independence. The Austrians have retreated, a provisional government is announced. But often, postal traces remained those of the past…




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22/07/2011

Montebello, after the battle

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On May 21st 1859, the day after the battle in the Pavia area, a witness narrates what happened when the Austrians surrendered. The account was sent to Milan and its still preserved complete with its stamp, a 5 soldi from Lombardy-Venetia…
The Austrian retreat, experienced at first hand


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